- Sphagnum moss disperses spores with vortex ringsDwight L Whitaker
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
Science 329:406. 2010..Spores launched ballistically at similar speeds through still air would travel a few millimeters and not easily reach turbulent air. Vortex rings are used by animals; here, we report vortex rings generated by plants...